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has been under enormous pressure to lean out its menu. today big changes for southeast biggest chains in the country. 19 of them are adding healthier options to their children's menus. burger king, chilies and dennys are introducing a new program. burgers and fries won't be eliminated. >> if stead of pitch french tries we pitch apples, broccoli, salads. >> what about mcdonald's? mcdonald's is absent from today's announcement but says it is committed to balance menu options. >>> people around the bay area aren't having to crank the ac this week because the cooler weather has settled in happen our chief meteorologist joins with a look at how long we can expect these mild temps to stick around. in the east bay it was cool. i was wearing a hoodie. >> as far south as gilroy and morgan hill with temperatures averaging ten to 25 degrees below average in some cases. today, for example, walnut creek only 67. you should have 87 this time the year. not only that in the morning hours we've been starting off with foggy drizzle it's accumulated to .11, san francisco .04. so here's the onshore flow,
:05, happening as we speak, a big sink hole on highway 87 in san jose. that's right along the southbound side of the highway near west virginia street. work crews are out there and so is ktvu tara moyarti but what's the very latest? >> workers workers will not continue work until engineers arrive. we had to move because it was simply too dangerous. you can see where they've blocked out one southbound lane of 87 on the left and then one lane of alma avenue on the right. the sink hole is about 30 feet wide. there's a big gap underneath the median. now caltrans discovered the problem tuesday. they came out. they poured some gravel. sort of a band aid fix. and last night they compressed the gravel and found it sank. you can see where the concrete is exposed now. there's a huge crack running up and down on that roadway. they shutdown some lanes on the freeway. we are close to west virginia street. just to give you an idea where we are on 87. crews are expected to be out here all morning repairing the sink hole. damage is pretty extensive. the highway seems to be moving up. right now let's check i
here you can see the sinkhole is pretty big, about 30 feet across and you can actually put your hand underneath the median there and it will come out on the other side. it is -- it has forced crews to shut down one lane of highway 87 southbound in the alma avenue on-ramp. caltrans discovered the problem tuesday, they came out, they poured some gravel and then last night they compressed that gravel and found that it sunk about a foot below the earth's surface and you can see where that concrete is exposed, all the cracks there. so they shut down some lanes on the freeway at 9:00 last night. we are close to west virginia street just to give you an idea of where we are on 87, and again one southbound lane is closed as is the alma avenue off-ramp. but the on-ramp from 280 is open and crews are expected to be out here all morning repairing the sinkhole so you definitely want to avoid this area. we would suggest using south alma avenue to -- expressway to 87 or also take monterey road as well and cut across to west capitol expressway to 87th. live in san jose, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu chann
this big commotion about him. >> there was plenty to say. ye died last week after the fishing boat erik cap sized with 43 on board in the sea of cortez. seven remain missing. three from the bay area. ye, a confirmed casualty. >> he was a workaholic. he wasn't sure. we said this is a the trip of a lifetime. you need to go you will be with your friend. >> outside the memorial service, bruce talked about visiting the site of his father's death in mexico and talking with one of the fishermen who was with his father as they escaped the sinking boat. >> it was helpful for him to tell the story of how my father lasted 15 hours on a cooler. >> that fisherman. mike ying told the son, he succumbed to exhaustion beef help arrived. >> he was a strong man. dedicated to his family. we gave it our all. so, unfortunate, that i have to be here for his funeral. >> while there was some closure for ye's family. other families await word of their loved one's fate. the family attended ye's memorial. yesterday the coast guard told families it was calling off the search. friends of the men are upset with the decis
called the president saturday and ended their talks on the so-called big deal to cut the debt by $4 trillion over a decade which he said the two men had been discussing since january. a republican source close to the negotiations says despite the smiles, the meetings are producing little progress at this point. >> that was chip reid reporting. the white house said he did not leave that meeting abruptly. >>> it's not clear what exactly will happen in the event the debt debate is not resolved but we may be getting a taste from the state of mine minute right now. that -- state of mine minute right now. -- minnesota. the state parks are closed, the lottery is idle, the highway rest stops are off limits and 22,000 workers have been laid off without pay. but the effects of mine ---- minnesota's government shutdown have been more profound on this street. >> i'm mad. >> reporter: sharon runs a daycare center here and worries if she will have her monthly state subsidy to keep it running. >> we don't turn our backs on our kids. i'm scared to death of what is happening. >> reporter: so is ange
the corner. big problems in san francisco with a ripple effect that is starting to reach on 2101 northbound. on the bay bridge toll plaza, the commute is not bad. westbound traffic continues to move smoothly both from the 880 approach and here at the heart of the toll plaza. also, a reminder about an earlier current problem, our san jose hot spot, we still have lanes on the alma offramp shut down because of the sinkhole. it will be close to the morning commute. 7:33 a.m.. here is james fletcher. >> we have and look at typical temperatures that we would normally see for this day in july. as i reveal the next column, these are the tabriz we are expecting to date. we are quite a bit lower on every level, for every city. 15-20 degrees cooler in some cases. a complete look at your forecast coming up a little bit. >> time is 733 a m. a developing story out of gold would, a body was found burning in the middle of the room. jackie sissel is live taking a look at the scene. what are they doing right now? this is an area and rock ridge. a residential area. in this neighborhood is where a body was f
this morning involving a big rig and a ucsf shuttle bus. that happened around 6:20. good morning, i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm cheryl jennings. one person was killed and three others injured. the crash happened and octavia and oak. nick? >> reporter: good morning, more than four and a half hours after a klilgs disrupted the early morning commute, pa parts of octavia and oak remain closed. >> to be a pedestrian in this area and driving is dangerous. >> an early morning commute turned deadly in san francisco when this 18-wheeler collided with a sum csf shuttle van. >> there was a passenger that was ejected and landed underneath the vehicle and was fatally injured. >> they were headed north on octavia but it's not clear which driver is at fault. >> there is no indication there was any alcohol involved. >> the driver of the 15 passenger vehicle was one of three injured and taken to area hospitals with complaints of pain but no life-threatening injuries. residents of this neighborhood are frustrated and say accidents here are common. >> i called city hall, the whole neighborhood has called city hal
street is worried about washington. late wednesday moody's one of the big three credit rating agencies warning it might have to lower the rating if lawmakers don't come to an agreement on raising the debt ceiling. in the statement it said the action was prompted by the possibility that the debt limit woil not be raised in time to prevent a missed payment on u.s. bonds with a small but rising risk of ashort-lived default. economists say if the aaa rating is lowered it will throw the financial markets into chaos and the cost of borrowing would go up to everything from morlts to car loans. ben bernanke warned. >> i think the worst outcome if we don't raise the limit, at some point we default on debt and that would create as i said before, a huge financial calamity. >> reporter: sources say the president knew about the moody's warning as he headed into wednesday meeting which all sides describe as tense. republican majority leader eric cantor cited the president as saying i have reached my limit. he left saying i'll see you tomorrow. the two sides couldn't even agree about what happened in
jose southbound, big sinkhole. 30 by 30 sinkhole. emergency crews are trying to get it fixed. traffic is getting by in the left lane. they hope to have it fixed by noon. >>> it's 6:15. one landlord is going through drastic measures to crack down on dog poop. a manager of apartments said she is so sick of tenants not cleaning up after pets she is hiring a dna testing service to find the culprits. she has to collect dna samples. they say owners who are caught will have to pay 60 for the cost of tests for future offenses. >> and reporters deal with all kinds of situations out in the field but there are some you can't prepare for. take a look at this reporter on l.a. wildfire on saturday. didn't look up in time. helicopter swooping in, down comes the water atop of her. nobody hurt, crews got the fire under control. a good training for the reporter >> i think the producer ordered that. it's great tv. >> we're on doing a drop. >> let's move on. come on. we all want, and not much drizzle in the forecast as we come up on 6:17. we're looking down from mount tamalpais and notice the sun is up a
of how big they expect the protests to be? >> reporter: we're not sure. actually they were telling us there was a vigil last night which had low turnout and the csu protest they weren't as big as anticipated. but the cops will not take any risks and setting up barricades -- just over my shoulder here, so far no indication of any student protestors but they are not expected until 8 a.m. >> all right. definitely a heated issue. anser hassan live in san francisco, thank you. >>> a little early for students at 6:00 in the morning if i remember correctly. >> christy, i have been wearing my winter coat lately. -- kristy, i have been wearing my winter coat lately. what's up with that! >> people want to wear summer clothes. there is hope in sight and sunshine in store already seen in our shot from mount vaca. clearer skies than yesterday at least inland. the clouds not going as far inland but significant temperature difference between yesterday and today as we look at some of the differences. we are ranging between minus 8 and minus 14 degrees compared to where we should be for this time yea
president the number doubled again. he raised taxes and left office with a budget surplus almost as big as the debt that he inherited. george w. bush took that tax cut again it was a whopping half a million dollar debt. now the number was seven times higher under president clinton. there is new pressure from wall street now, today moodys investors service branch to downgrade the countries it rating. they say they will review the aaa bond rating because the white house and congress are running out of time to raise the nation's 14 trillion dollar borrowing limit. >> a look at our or extended forecast, a warmup into next week i will have details coming up in the next few minutes. >> taking a live look outside this afternoon from our roof camera over downtown san to destroy very different picture than what we saw yesterday starting to see a little sunshine this afternoon, the fog will return, we will see drizzle especially close to the coastline. pettifog will stick with us in the later afternoon hours temperatures will cool a little more. the winds will be just as breezy this afternoon t
this morning involving a big rig and a ucsf shuttle bus. that happened around 6:20. good morning i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm cheryl jennings. one person was killed and three others injured. the crash happened and octavia and oak. nick? >> reporter: good morning more than four and a half hours after a klilgs disrupted the early morning commute pa parts of octavia and oak remain closed. >> to be a pedestrian in this area and driving is dangerous. >> an early morning commute turned deadly in san francisco when this 18-wheeler collided with a sum csf shuttle van. >> there was a passenger that was ejected and landed underneath the vehicle and was fatally injured. >> they were headed north on octavia but it's not clear which driver is at fault. >> there is no indication there was any alcohol involved. >> the driver of the 15 passenger vehicle was one of three injured and taken to area hospitals with complaints of pain but no life-threatening injuries. residents of this neighborhood are frustrated and say accidents here are common. >> i called city hall the whole neighborhood has called city hall a
southbound off rapid for some lane closure it will not have made big ambac >>> breaking news story out of oakland. jackie sissel is live at the scene. >> you can see all the police activity out here they have this year. shut down the got a call from the fire department that there was an incident out here. ed was a burning body in the street homicide investigators have been called to the scene police are not saying much. as soon as the information officer arrives we will get more details. >> the parents of bryan stowe had been made as creditors in the dodgers' bankruptcy case. the family sued of the dodgers when their son was beaten outside the stadium. now list goes are listed on the creditors of list. the family said they continued to get e- mail's and support from the committee. >> california state is going to raise their tuition the border regions scheduled to raise the tuition 9.6% they already had an 8% increase. >> this goes on talk that we are talking possibly $1,800 they are bracing for some protesters bearin. they are thinking the protesters or will be here even though it is t
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. sunday's game will be shown on a big screen tv at san francisco's civic center plaza. agreed big crowd was there to cheer for the team. >> i love it and it's really exciting to be out. >> sunday's viewing party is free and could it be. will we have a brandi moment. that would be awesome. >> that was the highest rated women's soccer rating ever. we'll see what happens on sunday possibly the biggest ever. >>> look at you, full of facts and knowledge. >> i need that nor mike nicco. mr. moon shine we call him. >> it's like watching the women play more. it seems like more pure soccer. that is my opinion. give my opinion on the weather forecast. did he really say that? [ laughter ] >> i just can't stand it when the guys stand up and try to run again. can't stand it. >> clouds are not as plef lent the cold front change the air mass. but it is breezy. look at the winds out of the west gusting around 23 miles an hour. 15 at oakland, 18 at hayward. 26 at concord and southwest wind. 15 at fairfield. if you are driving in sacramento nice tail wind. the temperatures are in the low to upper 50s, 50
a wave knocked him down and swept him out to sea. the 22-year-old from sunny vail was on the big island in the hawaiian park paradise subdivision when he was knocked into the ocean and carried some 100 yards. george kiriyama is live where he's being remembered tonight. george? >> reporter: jessica, his family is in hawaii right now, so we talked with his friends. they say he was looking forward to his hawaii trip and can't believe he's gone. climbing on a rocky cliff on the eastern side of the big island was something paul loved to do. >> he loved adventure. he loved to just have the wind blow in his hair and just be out there exploring everything and enjoying life. that's what paul did. >> reporter: police say he was climbing with his friends on the cliff and a big wave knocked him into the ocean. he was swept about 100 yards where rescue crews found him face down. a neighbor who lives next door to the family in sunnyvale says he was like her own son. >> my heart just sank. i'm sorry. he was the best kid. >> reporter: rescue crews performed cpr but he later died at a hospital. his best
is enjoying tv shows in his hospital room. >>> caltrans crews working to fix a big sinkhole on highwayy in san jose. it's on the south side of the freeway. the southbound sides of the freeway near west virginia street. it's a 30-foot gap under the median. the highway patrol closed one lane of the highway next to the median, and the alma avenue onramp. caltrans is estimating the repairs will take all day. agency officials say the sinkhole was probably caused by traffic vibrations and large trucks carrying heavy loads. >>> the bitter back and forth continued today between democrats and republicans over the debt limit. sniped at each other this morning, congressional leaders scheduled to meet with the white house once again today to try to work out a deal. president obama has said he wants an agreement at the end of the week declaring enough is enough. in the meantime, federal reserve chairman ben bernanke warned congress again today that a default on the nation's debt would be calamitous. >>> a scare late this morning in the south bay because of this accident and something the vehicle hit. the l
swept away by waves in hawaii. he was climbing on a rocky cliff on the big island when a wave knocked him into the ocean. his body was found about a hundred yards out at sea. less than 24 hours earlier david pots of san francisco died when a wave washed him into a blow hole like this one on maui. he apparently ignored signs warning people to stay back and away from that area. witnesses say he was dancing around the blow hole shortly before he fell in. >>> family and friends said goodbye to a local man who died when a charter fishing boat sank in the sea of cortez. 63-year-old leslie ye is the only confirmed death from the 4th of july weekend tragedy. several aboard the ship are missing. ye worked as a delivery truck driver for the san francisco chronicle. his family convinced him to take a fishing trip with his group of friends. some attended ye's memorial today. >> every one of the survivors it could have been any one of the services. if you understand how fast this event happened and with no notifi
at denny's. america's diner is always open. of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. brace yourself for the big, bold taste tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. >>> a frustrated president obama reportedly walked out of a white house meeting with leaders tonight on raising the debt ceiling. the president said, quote, enough is enough. we have to be willing to compromise. ittient be about politics and i will see you tomorrow. >>> new evidence as a deadline for dealing with the debt ceiling draws closer republicans and democrats are getting farther apart. >> reporter: the head hof house finance committee talking to the head of the federal reserve bank. he said america's inability to pay its foreign creditors -- shock waves. sky high interest rates. putting college educations beyond the reach of millions of americans. >> like if you had a car and you took all of the oil out, that's the equivalent of the financial system. >> reporter: the predictions failed to to sway republicans like michele bachmann. >> people acro
neighborhood menace. how a small chihauhau is causing big trouble on one bay area block. ,, 3q when water doesn't dry, it can leave spots and film. finish jet dry rinse agent removes residue and actively dries dishes, for a brilliant shine straight from the dishwasher. finish jet dry rinse agent. finish. the diamond standard. for drivers to panic... even >>> good morning. live pictures, they shut down the alma on-ramp. a sinkhole was first reported as 30 by 30. you see the raised concrete, not quite as big but again, it's enough of a problem for them to shut down the off-ramp for alma and parts of the parkway. back to you. >> the dmv says there is no reason for drivers to panic even though car registration notices are being mailed out late. people have been lining up at dmv offices more than a little miffed believing they have less time to pay fees and get smog checks but the dmv is giving people an extra 30 days to fix it. the reason for the day, the dmv had to wait for the budget situation to clear up before it knew much to charge people. they are giving people a 60-day grace period. >>> mail
as the doctors that he faced. >>> san jose state university will have such a big freshman class this semester that there is a scramble to find places for them to live. in fact, more than 200 students may have to live at nearby hotels this fall semester. now, contributing to the problem is a new policy at san jose state university. incoming freshman who live more than 30 miles from campus are required to live on campus. now, there isn't enough room for everyone. >> san jose state is very fortunate in that we'll be welcoming 4,000 freshmen in fall 2011 but these a huge increase from 2 ,700 in the year previous. that means we have a ton of demand for housing and not enough supply. >> the university is trying to rent rooms from business class hotels near vta light rail lines so students can commute to campus. >> doesn't sound so bad. >> stay at a hotel? maid service? >> yeah. >> room service. >> free breakfast in the morning. >>> why do you want to go to college? try tweeting your answer in 140 characters or less. >> the mba program at the university of iowa is asking candidates to tweet why they
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